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  • Why Me, Why Now?

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 3,345 views

    Trying to get a grip on the hardships of life.

    Title: Why Me Why Now? Text: Philippians 4:10-13 Do you know someone whose life is falling apart? ‒ The business man who’s business is great until the market goes south. ‒ The college kid who has a career in baseball ended with a torn ligament. Introduction: Have you ever ...read more

  • Responding To Haiti

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Jan 20, 2010
     | 1,978 views

    This sermon reminds us that none of us are exempted from disaster. Time and chance happens to them all. Ecc. 9:11

    Sermon Text: Ecc. 9:11 / Proverbs 19:17 / Deu. 15:7-11 “Responding to the Haiti Crisis” Introduction: Recently a major earthquake struck Haiti. The land of Haiti is full of poverty, disease and despair. Scholars are calling it the worst in two centuries. In a land where we are inundated with ...read more

  • Why God Allows Suffering

    Contributed by Douglas Swift on Feb 4, 2001
    based on 133 ratings
     | 2,448 views

    Suffering is a normal part of life that God allows us to experience. This outline examines five principles of why God allows suffering.

    Five reasons why God allows suffering 1 1 Suffering comes with the freedom to chose what you want to do. God does not make us robots but allows us to make our own choices. Choices that can make us feel pain when we make the wrong choice. 2 The pain of suffering can warn us of when we are ...read more

  • When You Hit Bottom Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 30, 2001
    based on 214 ratings
     | 8,327 views

    This is the 1st sermon in the series "Life Challenges". This sermon shows how we can still praise God even in the worst of circumstances.

    Sunday Morning November 4, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM Series: Life’s Challenges [#1] WHEN YOU HIT BOTTOM Job 1 Introduction: As I begin a new series this morning, I can assure you that I have prayed and prayed about what God would have me to preach. I stayed up almost all ...read more

  • Living In Pain Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Oct 30, 2001
    based on 179 ratings
     | 3,893 views

    This is the 2nd sermon in the series "Life Challenges". This sermon is about being able to keep serving God even when you don’t feel like it.

    Sunday Evening November 4, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM Series: Life’s Challenges [#2] LIVING IN PAIN Job 2 Introduction: For some of us, like myself, when we are sick or injured we carry on about for days and weeks and months; but there are people in this church that have to ...read more

  • The Power Of Togetherness

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Oct 16, 2001
    based on 28 ratings
     | 23,259 views

    This sermon shows the great power that people have when they work together and especially Christian people. Considering the events of Sept. 11 2001 "Togetherness" is a necessity.

    Scripture: Genesis 11:1-9 Title: “The Power of Togetherness” Introduction: God’s blessings was “Withdrawn” because the people were working to bypass God. Our nation has been blessed beyond any other nation on the face of this earth. We have been the nation to be desired to be a part of because ...read more

  • When Your Family Falls Apart Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Nov 6, 2001
    based on 206 ratings
     | 3,135 views

    This is the 4th sermon in the "Life’s Challenges" series. This sermon looks at when your family collapses and what you can do.

    Sunday Evening November 11, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, NM Series: Life’s Challenges [#4] WHEN YOUR FAMILY FALLS APART 2 Samuel 13 Introduction: I will never forget the day that I was called to go sit with a 4-year-old that had just watched her daddy kill her mother. The ...read more

  • The Wind In The Treasury Series

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Aug 17, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 5,242 views

    GOD READILY HAS A STORM IN RESERVE FOR ACCOMPLISHING HIS WILL. Here are three winds from the treasury of God.

    Storms of the Scriptures #2: June 3, 2001 -- AM THE WIND IN THE TREASURY Psalm 135:5-7 INTRODUCTION: (1) The potency of prayer hath subdued the strength of fire; it has bridled the rage of lions, hushed anarchy to rest, extinguished wars, appeased the elements, expelled demons, burst ...read more

  • When God Send Us To Strange Places

    Contributed by Corey Howse on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,243 views

    THIS SERMON IS DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE CHRISTIANS TO KEEP FIGHTING FOR CHRIST.

    THIS TOPIC TODAY CHALLENGES OUR PSALMS 23 THEOLOGY THAT GOD WILL LEAD US BESIDE THE STILL WATERS. THIS SERMON SUGGESTS THAT SOMETIMES GOD WILL LEAD US INTO PLACES THAT HE MAY GET THE GLORY. SOMETIMES GOD ALLOWS US TO OUR PLACE OF TESTING. IN OUR TEXT JESUS IS LED BY THE SPIRIT INTO THE WILDERNESS, ...read more

  • A Christian Response To Aids

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Nov 20, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,181 views

    four questions we need to ask as Christians in response to AIDS

    A Christian Response to AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a virus that has spread over the last 20 years in countries all over the world. Already more than 33 million people throughout the world are infected. More than 14 million have died. HIV is a virus. Illnesses caused by a ...read more

  • Ground Zero Series

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Sep 9, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,991 views

    Ground Zero events change everything around us. Suffering is a reality, and suffering comes from the presence of sin in us and in our world. But with Jesus as our foundation, we can have forgiveness and security.

    Sept. 8, 2002 Genesis 3:1 - 24 ¡§Ground Zero¡¨ INTRODUCTION I need you to do something for me this morning. Each of you should have received four slips of paper as you came in today. If you do not have these, please raise your hand, and an usher will get them to you. On these four ...read more

  • Lord, If You Had Been Here

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,511 views

    God is in control even when it doesn’t feel like it.

    Sermon: Lord, if you had been here! John 11 March 10, 2001 I. Introduction A. You know it’s going to be a bad day when: 1. you get pulled over and you haven’t even left your driveway 2. your birthday cake collapses from the weight of the candles 3. you call your answering service and ...read more

  • Derribando Barreras De Prejucios

    Contributed by Lauro C Hernandez on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 4,636 views

    Como confrontar los prejucios y vencerles.

    DERRIBANDO BARRERAS DE PREJUCIOS Is. 22:10 Derribar: Echar a tierra; echar abajo; hacer caer o derrotar. Barrera: Lo que separa; impedimento o lo que separa. Prejuicios: Opinión o juicio preconcebido INTRO: En la Iglesia Primitiva encontramos la estructura de crecimiento eclesiástico. Las ...read more

  • In His Silence

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Sep 26, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,285 views

    God’s silence is not a sign of rejection but a call to greater faith

    Sermon: In His Silence Matt 15:21-28 August 18. 2002 READ SCRIPTURE I. Introduction A. I am glad you are here this morning for I have a few things I want to say to you: 1. You have to listen (a) A bicycle can’t stand on its own because it is two-tired. (b) A chicken crossing ...read more

  • Survivor 6: How To Survive Your Finances Series

    Contributed by Geoff Baggett on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 189 ratings
     | 9,966 views

    This is the sixth message of my SURVIVOR series, focusing upon a proper perspective for personal finances and the ongoing battle against materialism. (10-20-02)

    Opening Activity Begin this message with a fun activity. The following items are needed: 1. An empty, old bottle 2. A large key made of cardboard and spray painted gold. The key will have the verses of Matthew 6:19-21 printed and attached to one side. 3. A treasure map with the following ...read more